Ganga Gram Yojana

Ministry/Department:  Ministry of Water Resources
Objective: To develop the villages located along the main stem of river Ganga which have historic, cultural, and religious and/or tourist importance
  • Under the “Namami Gange” Programme
  • Encompass comprehensive rural sanitation, development of water bodies and river ghats, construction/ modernization of crematoria etc
  • Make the village open defecation free
  • Abate direct discharge of untreated liquid wastewater from such villages into river Ganga
  • Facilitate adequate infrastructure for crematoria
  • Develop proper solid waste disposal facilities in order to avoid any pollution to river Ganga
  • Promote better sanitation practices in the villages through IEC activities.

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